Gluten-Free Diet

  • Author:
    Betty Kovacs, MS, RD

    Betty is a Registered Dietitian who earned her B.S. degree in Food and Nutrition from Marymount College of Fordham University and her M.S. degree in Clinical Nutrition from New York University. She is the Co-Director and Director of nutrition for the New York Obesity Research Center Weight Loss Program.

  • Medical Editor: William C. Shiel Jr., MD, FACP, FACR
    William C. Shiel Jr., MD, FACP, FACR

    William C. Shiel Jr., MD, FACP, FACR

    Dr. Shiel received a Bachelor of Science degree with honors from the University of Notre Dame. There he was involved in research in radiation biology and received the Huisking Scholarship. After graduating from St. Louis University School of Medicine, he completed his Internal Medicine residency and Rheumatology fellowship at the University of California, Irvine. He is board-certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology.

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Gluten-Free Diet

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Medically reviewed by Joseph Palermo, DO, American Osteopathic Board Certified Internal Medicine


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  • Gluten Free Diet (Celiac Disease) - Symptoms

    Describe the symptoms associated with celiac disease, or the symptoms that caused you to change to a gluten-free diet.

  • Gluten Free Diet (Celiac Disease) - Diagnosis

    Describe the tests and exams you had that led to a diagnosis of celiac disease.

  • Gluten Free Diet (Celiac Disease) - Dietary Restrictions

    If you omit gluten from your diet, what foods do you no longer eat, or eat in moderation?

  • Gluten Free Diet (Celiac Disease) - Safe Foods

    If you are on a gluten-free diet, what foods are OK to eat? What new foods have you added to your diet?

  • Gluten Free Diet (Celiac Disease) - Resources

    Please share resources, organizations, websites, or products you have found helpful in learning more about becoming gluten free.

  • Gluten Free Diet - Experience

    Please describe your experience with gluten allergy (including the condition you have).

  • Gluten Free Diet - Foods to Avoid

    What foods have you found to be particularly troublesome and how difficult was it to eliminate these foods from your diet?

  • Gluten Free Diet - Safe Foods to Eat

    What foods have you found that do not cause gluten allergy symptoms?


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